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Title Island of Inishfanard – Kenmare. (An Emigration Incident)
Date 15 May 1880
Document Type Illustration
Reference PD 2196 TX 19
Library / Archive National Library of Ireland
Collection Name Prints & Drawings
Description C. W. Cole accompanied HRH the Duke of Edinburgh on his "Relief of Irish Distress" Tour of the West and South coast of Ireland in 1880. This image shows the Duke of Edinburgh and his officers tending to a famine-stricken peasant lying on the shore. A small boat carrying emigrants leaves Ireland. Details obtained from the Graphic.
Theme(s) Politics, Legislation and Governance; Journey Conditions
Places Island of Inishfanard, Kenmare, Ireland
Nationality Irish; European; English
Keywords starvation, emigrant, shipping, emigration, government, poverty, relief
Language English
Copyright Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland